J. Millard Tawes Museums Open House Saturday May 4th 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The J. Millard Tawes Museum will be hosting our opening house on Saturday May 4th. . The open house will begin at 4:00 pm. We will have local Crisfield High School student present their YES Stories Projects. The YES Stories Project are movies about students interpretation of  history and culture of the Crisfield. We invite everyone to come to our open house, admission will be free, and refreshments will be provided.





Ward Brothers Workshop Open

The Ward Brothers Workshop on Sackertown Road will be open to the public on the following days, from 10:30 am to 2 pm: dates soon to come.

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Starting May 14th Every Tuesday And Thursday Through October 15th Creature of the Bay Presentations.

Join us every Tuesdays and Thursdays starting May 14th at 11 am to 12:30 pm for our completely interactive shanty experience. We will have locals present local animals that live in the Chesapeake Bay.



Friday September 13th Shakespeare on the Bay

September 13th 2019 At 7:30pm the Crisfield Heritage Foundation will be hosting the Brown Box Theater as they  will be presenting Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure in Somers Cove Marina



September 28th Dock Day  Join us from 11 am to 3 pm for a waterfront festival celebrating the history and fishing culture of the Chesapeake.  Highlights include in-water boats, great local food children’s activities, and there will be demonstrations of oyster shucking and tonging, crab pot construction, fish cutting And knot tying don’t miss the seafood cooking demos and blessing of the fleet!  Dock Day is hosted by Crisfield Heritage Foundation.

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Tuesday, December 3rd Giving Tuesday  Bring the power of an international day devoted to charitable giving to your local community.  After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s Giving Tuesday!  Your donation to Crisfield Heritage Foundation will help support historic preservation and public education efforts.


December 7, 2019 – January 18, 2020 Smithsonian Exhibit Waterway Come visit us at the J. Millard Tawes Museum to see Somerset County receive a traveling Smithsonian Exhibit for the first time.Water_Ways_Logo-1024x341